One vital convoy can break Mussolini's stranglehold on Malta - but it is intercepted in the Mediterranean by enemy warships . . . Five light British cruisers are left to beat back the armed might of the Italian battle fleet and C.S. Forester - creator of Horatio Hornblower - takes us aboard HMS Artemis as she steams into battle against overwhelming odds. We get inside the heads of Artemis's men, from the Captain on his bridge down to the lowest engine room rating, as they struggle over one long and terrifying afternoon to ...

The Ship 2011, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780241955482

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The Ship 2006, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141025032

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The Ship 2001, Simon Publications, Safety Harbor

ISBN-13: 9781931313179

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The ship 1972, F.A. Thorpe, Leicester

ISBN-13: 9780854561049

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The Ship 1970, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140006988

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The Ship 1953, Michael Joseph Ltd

ISBN-13: 9780718103330

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